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  • You wear them with an orna, which is a scarf around the neck to cover the boobs.

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  • But on the other side, a person had pushed through the clamoring crowd of goblins -- a taller person, wearing gleaming black, orna - mented armor and a horned helmet with a beaten mask.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • The leader of the troop wore an orna - mental helm with a cluster of green rooster feathers in it.

    Kendermore

  • A few months of training had done for that really fine chap. He squinted at the steam-gauge and at the water-guage with an evident effort of intrepidity -- and he had filed teeth, too, the poor devil, and the wool of his pate shaved into queer patterns, and three orna - mental scars on each of his cheeks.

    Heart of Darkness

  • Everything about her mutely suggested love and sorrow, the blotted letters in her lap, the black ribbon that tied up her hair, the womanly pain and patience in her face, even the little ebony cross at her throat seemed pathetic to Laurie, for he had given it to her, and she wore it as her only orna - ment.

    Little Women

  • It was very heavy and not very warm, orna - mented with a showy pattern in black disks, and trimmed around the collar and the edges with some kind of black wool that "crocked" badly in snow or rain.

    The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather

  • The convents will give their gems and gold orna-ments.

    Remember the Alamo

  • Spartam quam nactus es orna [1168]; make the most and best of your lot, and compare yourself not with the few that are above you, but with the multitudes which are below you ....

    Life Of Johnson

  • _Spartam quam nactus es, orna_ -- was Niebuhr's word to me when once, about 1825, wearied with diplomatic life, I resolved to throw up my place and go -- not to New Zealand, but to a German University.

    A Writer's Recollections — Volume 1

  • And that anything is most beautiful without orna -

    Leaves of Grass [1867]

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